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Batshuayi and Joao Mario talk curbed by West Ham boss Moyes

David Moyes did not attend Chelsea’s FA Cup replay against Norwich City to scout Michy Batshuayi, while the West Ham boss has dealt a blow to the Blues in their reported chase of Andy Carroll. Belgium international Batshuayi has been strongly linked with a move away from Stamford Bridge in …

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Dortmund leave Aubameyang out amid Arsenal links

Borussia Dortmund have left Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang out of the squad for their trip to Hertha Berlin, with sporting director Michael Zorc questioning the striker’s mentality amid reports he is close to joining Arsenal. Dortmund hit out at Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger after the Frenchman suggested the Gabon international would be …

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Why misunderstood Walcott deserves praise for Arsenal career

Theo Walcott has grown from a teenager into an adult at Arsenal Football Club and he leaves north London with three FA Cups to his name. Those 108 goals in 397 appearances certainly shouldn’t be overlooked either. After 12 years Arsenal’s longest serving player has left to join Everton in …

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ADO Den Haag confirm Benfica approach for Tyronne Ebuehi

ADO Den Haag have confirmed Benfica have made an approach for Tyronne Ebuehi, but has stressed a transfer has not yet been agreed. The 22-year-old who has featured two times for the Super Eagles have been linked with a move to Norwich City, Anderlecht and Olympiacos with the Portuguese side …

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Tevez laughs off disastrous China stay: ‘I was on holiday for seven months!’

Carlos Tevez has laughed off a disastrous year in the Chinese Super League, calling his stay in Asia a “seven-month holiday”.  The former Manchester United, Manchester City and Juventus star earned a reported $40 million for his year with Shanghai Shenhua after moving from Boca Juniors at the start of …

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Mourinho not ruling out Man Utd move for ‘phenomenal’ Alexis

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has refused to rule out a move for Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez. The Chile international has been widely tipped to join Manchester City, either in the January window or when his contract runs out this summer, but United are reported to have entered the race. And …

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January transfer news & rumours: Man Utd to make De Gea highest-paid player

Man Utd to make De Gea highest-paid player Manchester United are ready to give David de Gea a massive raise in an attempt to fend off interest from Real Madrid, according to The Sun.  Madrid are still circling for the 27-year-old and with De Gea’s contract set to expire in 2019, …

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Chelsea January transfer news LIVE: Conte warned off ‘one-dimensional’ Andy Carroll

Chelsea told to steer clear of Carroll Chelsea have been warned off an approach for West Ham striker Andy Carroll, with Pat Nevin considering him to be “one-dimensional”. Michy Batshuayi remains at Stamford Bridge as a back-up option to Alvaro Morata, but he is expected to head out on loan …

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‘Nothing new’ on Mahrez transfer, insists Claude Puel

Despite series of speculations surrounding the future of Riyad Mahrez at Leicester City, Claude Puel has insisted that the winger is staying. Puel said he is happy with the attitude of the Arsenal and Liverpool target and that there has been ‘nothing new’ in terms of a solid offer to …

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Real Madrid January transfer news LIVE: Hazard ready for Madrid move

Hazard agrees Real Madrid move Eden Hazard is ready to join Real Madrid after rejecting the chance to extend his contract at Chelsea, according to RMC (via the Express ). Hazard has reportedly already held talks with the Spanish giants, and is keen to seal a transfer that will take …

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The $40M heist – how Tevez took China for the most expensive ride in football history

Trust Diego Maradona, a man who knows a thing or two about taking spurious yet lucrative job offers in far-flung lands, to sum up Carlos Tevez’s 12 months in China better than anyone else. “He went there, filled up Santa’s sack with dollars, and came back to Boca. It was …

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Celtic January transfer news LIVE: Man Utd consider £25m Tierney

Man Utd consider £25m Tierney Manchester United have identified Celtic defender Kieran Tierney as potential target as they look to secure a new left-back, according to the Mirror. The paper reports that Tierney has been marked out as a cheaper alternative to first-choice target Danny Rose, should the Red Devils encounter …

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Leicester City’s Claude Puel hints at possible January exit for Ahmed Musa

Leicester City manager, Claude Puel has hinted that Ahmed Musa could be on his way out of the club. The Nigeria international joined the one-time Premier League champions in the summer of 2016 from CSKA Moscow for € 19.5 million but has failed to tie down regular play-time at the …

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Barcelona January transfer news LIVE: Spurs chasing Andre Gomes

Spurs chase Barca’s Andre Gomes Tottenham will look to sign Andre Gomes from Barcelona after losing out on Ross Barkley, says The Daily Express. The midfielder has barely played for the Catalan side this season and Mauricio Pochettino is hoping to lure him to England after backing out of a …

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January transfer news & rumours: No Liverpool move for Lemar

Liverpool won’t make Lemar move in January Despite losing Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona, Liverpool not be making a move for Monaco star Thomas Lemar this January, Sky Sports reports. The big-money departure of Coutinho has left a gaping hole in the Reds’ attack, but the report suggests that Lemar will not …

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Welcome to Barcelona, Phil! Messi rolls out the red carpet for Coutinho

Philippe Coutinho will have to wait for his Barcelona debut, but the Catalan club’s record signing was given a glimpse of what is to come on Sunday. The Brazilian completed a €160 million move to Barca from Liverpool on Saturday  and is expected to undergo a thorough medical examination on …

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Barcelona agree record €160m deal with Liverpool for Coutinho

Philippe Coutinho will become Barcelona’s most expensive signing after a deal worth €160 million was agreed with Liverpool, which is the new British transfer record. La Liga’s leaders will part with €120m as a guaranteed base fee, with another €40m in performance and appearance-related add-ons that are expected to be triggered. …

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Ross Barkley completes £15m move to Chelsea from Everton

Ross Barkley has completed a £15 million move from Everton to Chelsea after talks had failed in the summer transfer window. Chelsea announced the transfer on Friday, confirming the 24-year-old midfielder had signed a five-and-a-half-year contract at Stamford Bridge. The move was delayed due to Barkley’s hamstring injury, but his …

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Liverpool January transfer news LIVE: Lemar decides to join Liverpool

Lemar decides to join Liverpool Monaco star Thomas Lemar has decided to join Liverpool ahead of Arsenal and Manchester United, according to Yahoo Sports .  Arsenal tried to sign Lemar last summer, but failed to finalise a €95 million deal on deadline day which, in turn, prevented Alexis Sanchez from …

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Barcelona January transfer news LIVE: La Liga giants confident of January Coutinho swoop

Coutinho to refuse to play for Liverpool Barcelona are growing increasingly confident of landing Philippe Coutinho in January, as Sport claim the Brazilian will refuse to play for Liverpool again.  There is a growing feeling from the Spanish outfit that a bid over £130 million will get the deal done, with Coutinho having …

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